Weather Alert(1)!
"Special Statement" ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. 1127 am EST Thu Feb 11 2016 ...Major outbreak of cold air this weekend... Bitterly cold temperatures will move into the area this weekend. * Temperatures Saturday night into early Sunday morning will fall close to zero in and around New York City...and zero to 5 below across Long Island...interior northeast New Jersey...the lower Hudson Valley...and southern Connecticut. Wind chill values during this time could reach life threatening levels as cold as 20 to 25 below zero. * High temperatures on Sunday will only be in the teens. * Cold spells of this magnitude bring a risk of frostbite and hypothermia for anyone who does not take proper precautions. In addition...frozen pipes and overworked furnaces could leave your house without heat or running water...and car batteries run the risk of dying. * Never venture outdoors without wearing gloves...a hat and several layers of clothing. Wind chill values late Saturday night into Sunday morning could lead to frostbite in less than 30 minutes if proper precautions are not taken. * Run water at a trickle and keep Cabinet doors open to prevent pipes from freezing. * Never use a stove or oven to heat your home or use an open flame to melt frozen pipes. Many house fires result from these practices. * Check tire pressure and your car battery. Be sure your car has a winter safety kit that includes a blanket...warm clothes and gloves in case your car breaks down or becomes stranded. * Take extra steps to keep your pets warm and know their limits to cold. -- Thursday Feb.11 16,04:00 PM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News

 

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Watermelon Festival, Disco Night and Music Concerts

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Get out there and enjoy summer on Long Island with these hot spots!

Time to get out there and really enjoy the summer on Long Island! The end of this week offers plenty of opportunities to do just that with a watermelon festival, disco night at Eisenhower Park, a game of baseball with the Long Island Ducks and the Somerset Patriots, the Long Island Bluegrass Festival, the Long Island Sound and Art Festival, and wonderful performances by Jesse McCartney, Chicago and others. Check out all the hot spots on Long Island here!

FRIDAY – AUGUST 15, 2014
Who: The Amazing Max At Patchogue Theatre For The Performing Arts
Info:  Enjoy a show as an illusionist uses visual magic, comedy, and audience participation to entertain all!
Cost: $12 to $18
Time & Place: 10:30AM or 1PM Show at Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main Street, Patchogue – (631) 207-1300

Who: Disco Night At Eisehower Park
Info: Come out to enjoy a fun evening of disco music and dancing fun at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre!
Cost: Free Event

Time & Place: 7PM at Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, Eisenhower Park, Merrick Avenue and Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow – (516) 572-0200

Who: Baseball Game At Bethpage Ballpark - Somerset Patriots and Long Island Ducks
Info: Come out to enjoy a game of baseball between the Somerset Patriots and the Long Island Ducks!
Cost: Varies
Time & Place: 7:05PM at Bethpage Ballpark, 3 Court House Drive, Central Islip – (631) 940-DUCK

SATURDAY – AUGUST 16, 2014
Who: Watermelon Festival At Harbes Family Farm And Vineyard
Info: This two-day festival features live music, food from local vendors, children’s activities, singing, hayrides, pony rides, wine tasting, a seed spitting contest, watermelon rolling contest and more.
Cost: Free Event
Time & Place: 12PM to 7PM at Harbes Family Farm and Vineyard, 715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck – (631) 298-0800

Who: 12th Annual Long Island Bluegrass Festival At Tanner Park
Info: This event features Bluegrass Bands and more than 50 food and craft vendors. There’s also workshops on mandolins, banjos, fiddles, guitars and old-time banjos.
Cost: $15
Time & Place: 12PM to 7PM at Tanner Park, 123 Kerrigan Road, Copiague – (631) 563-8551

Who: Jesse McCartney At The Paramount
Info: American singer-songwriter and actor Jesse McCartney takes the stage live performing to his latest album “In Technicolor.”
Cost: $28 to $50
Time & Place: 8PM to 10:30PM at The Paramount, 370 New York Avenue, Huntington – (631) 673-7300

SUNDAY – AUGUST 17, 2014
Who: Long Island Sound And Art Festival At Northport Village Park
Info: Enjoy music and watch 40 artists paint to the inspiration of live music. The event also involved audience interaction.
Cost: Free Event

Time & Place: 1PM to 6:30PM at Northport Village Park, One Main Street, Northport – (631) 6261-2941

Who: Comedy Night At The Plaza
Info: Come enjoy this monthly live comedy show showcasing aspiring and veteran comics!

Cost: $12
Time & Place: 7PM to 9PM at Plaza Cinema & Media Arts Center, 20 Terry Street, Patchogue – (631) 438-0083

Who: Chicago At Nikon At Jones Beach Theater
Info: Come enjoy a live performance with Chicago! The rock band with horns has had hits like ‘If You Leave Me Now,’ ‘Hard to Say I’m Sorry’ and ‘Here in My Heart.’
Cost: $25 to $125.50
Time & Place: 7:30PM at Nikon at Jones Beach Theater, 1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh – (516) 221-1000

To check out all of the Nightlife Events happening on Long Island, check out the LongIsland.com Events Calendar, or, head over to our Nightlife Section for Happy Hour Happenings all week long! If you're looking for some local insight on the best things to do on LI, or want to share your favorite Nightlife Hot Spots, check out the Nightlife Forum, and see what the locals have to say!

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